Steven Haworth

Bio

Steven Haworth is an award-winning playwright living in New York. HIs plays have been performed in New York, across the country, and New Zealand.

His play Fernando opened the 2017 Obie Award-winning Ice Factory Festival at the New Ohio Theatre In NYC. It was also a winner of both the 2011 Ashland New Play Festival in Ashland, OR and the 2009 First Look Festival and EST Los Angeles Winterfest in Los Angeles, and received public readings at Echo Theatre (LA), Abingdon Theatre (NY), and The Lark.

Steven was commissioned and wrote [HOME] or The Quest for the Lost Tablet of Ur for Zoo District in Los Angeles which received five LA Weekly Award, an Ovation and Garland nominations.  

He was commissioned to freely adapt Mikail Bulgakov's Flight for the Open Fist Theatre also produced in Los Angeles.  

In New York his play Little Fishes was produced Off-Broadway by Abingdon Theater and was a finalist for the San Francisco Playwright Competition.

His short play Four New Years In Japan was in the First Act;One Act Festival at the Secret Theatre in New York.

His short play Time and Tony Oliva was commissioned for Mile Square Theatre's Seventh Inning Stretch in Hoboken, NJ and will appear in The Best 10-Minute Plays of 2017 published by Smith and Kraus.

Blue/Whitney was a winner of Stage Left's Leapfest X, a semi-finalist for the National Playwrights Conference, a finalist for the Bay Area New Play Festival, received public readings at Abingdon Theatre, Mile Square Theatre, and the New Ohio Theatre.

Dark Age (starring Richard Schiff) was produced by Project 3 Ensemble Theatre at The Ohio Theatre.  

The White Cave was produced by Jesco Productions in New York.

Two Tribes was performed in the Carnegie Mellon Showcase of New Plays in Pittsburgh. 

In New Zealand he was one of four playwrights contributing to the Big Kahuna Project, directed by Christine Sang.  

Steven's newest play The Other Genius, is a winner of the 2015 NEWvember New Plays Festival and the 2017 Long Beach New Works Festival.

He has seen his plays developed by A.S.K. Theatreworks, Echo Theatre, E.S.T. Los Angeles, Abingdon Theatre, Circle Rep, Circle West, The Ohio Theatre, the Carnegie Mellon Showcase of New Plays, and The Lark. 

Steven was also a founding member and Associate Artistic Director of the Project 3 Ensemble Theatre in residence at the Ohio Theatre, Soho, NYC, where he directed The Grand Ceremonial, by Fernando Arabal, wrote Dark Age, and performed in many productions including Flood, by Gunter Grass; Angel City, by Sam Shepard; Arden of Faversham, and The Cuchulain Cycle by W.B. Yeats.  As an actor he has performed in numerous productions in New York, Los Angeles and regional theatre.  Steven is a recipient of the Carnegie Mellon WCDAC Michael Goldberg award. 

MFA in playwriting from Carnegie Mellon University.

To contact Steven Haworth please send email to StevenCharlesHaworth@yahoo.com.